Associate Lecturer, adult psychoanalytic psychotherapist

Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 a year per annum inclusive of HCAS (pro rata)
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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Mental health
Band 8A
Contract Type
Job summary

We are recruiting one 4 sessions role in the core D58 course team. The roles will bring opportunities to become involved in and lead on specific teaching, learning, assessment, administrative and course development activities.

These are exciting and where the course will be integrated with D59 in the next academic year and a new course will be created.

Main duties of the job

  • To contribute to the teaching and supervision on a range of courses including complex clinical and/or research-based Masters (and if appropriate, doctoral programmes) within the Clinical Portfolio and related portfolios as required.
  • To provide clinical or research supervision to students across courses in the portfolio, as required, and responding to often highly complex issues requiring consideration of a range of possible options and providing expert knowledge and input.
  • To participate in the development, administration and marking of assessments.
  • To act as personal tutor to allocated students on a range of programmes.
  • To ensure teaching and supervision integrates an anti-racist, anti-discriminatory framework and takes account of equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • To contribute to marketing initiatives when required, including attendance at Trust-wide and course specific open events for prospective students
  • To assist Course Leads in aspects of curriculum development, where required, including ensuring inclusivity, equity, disadvantage and discrimination are appropriately addressed, taking a lead in the planning of identified course activities.
  • To develop personal digital capabilities and those of students and work with Course Lead and DET colleagues to explore and implement opportunities for digital innovation in pedagogy.

*Please see the attached Job Description and Person specification for more information on the role requirements and duties.

About us

The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health trust with a focus on training and education alongside a full range of mental health services and psychological therapies for children and their families, young people and adults.

We are committed to improving mental health and emotional wellbeing, believing that high quality mental health services should be available for all who need them. We bring a distinctive contribution based on the importance we attach to social experience at all stages of people's lives, and our focus on psychological and developmental approaches to the promotion of health and the prevention and treatment of mental ill health

We contribute to the pool of ideas through our own research and development, but are also committed to bringing together the best ideas of the time, old and new, from inside and out, together with the most gifted and able professionals in our fields of endeavour. We aim to share our ideas and practice through as many routes as possible.

As a Trust we aim constantly to be evolving in nature and form in relation to the environment in which we work, to ensure that our contribution remains relevant.

The Trust uses electronic new starter forms on Trac to collect personal details. Information collected is securely stored and used to set up the employee record on the ESR HR system.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person specification for more information on the role requirements and duties.

Person Specification



  • psychoanalytic psychotherapist or psychoanalyst registered with the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC).
  • Minimum 5 years experience in clinical work
  • Previous experience teaching


  • PHD or Doctorate related to the psychoanalysis

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